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Hi; somewhat pressing problem here; would be grateful for any help.

I'm trying to put a video into an Impress presentation. It all works, /except/ for a (single?) wrong frame at start and end making a nasty flicker.

On embedding a video, a frame is picked from somewhere in the video (not the first), which is shown in edit mode to provide something to see and manipulate in the editor. If the video is linked, I get a grey rectangle with a '?' in it instead. That's OK.

The problem I have is that when the presentation runs, the video plays OK except it both starts and ends with that particular frame showing very briefly. This makes a nasty flicker at start and end.

Fading in doesn't help - the e4xtraneious frame is faded in, and then the video plays.

This is with LO on Mint 17 (64 bit). But I'm almost sure the issue goes back to OpenOffice days and XP. I've found nothing on the web even mentioning this issue.

I'm hoping I'm just missing something simple! I'd be grateful for any help - I'm trying to get this running for tomorrow. Thanks.

Mike Scott
Harlow, Essex, England

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